Tag: diy

Dec 22, 2014

Master Carver Makes Wooden Pliers with 10 Cuts from a Single Block of Wood

Master Carver Makes Wooden Pliers with 10 Cuts from a Single Block of Wood

David Warther, son of the world’s renown master carver Ernest “Mooney” Warther, shows us how to carve (in 10 cuts!) the famous pliers they give away to all the visiting children to the Warther Museum.

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Dec 12, 2014

Basement Reno Timelapse: Unfinished to Finished in 60 Seconds

Basement Reno Timelapse: Unfinished to Finished in 60 Seconds

Awesome animated timelapse compresses 2 months of work into 60 seconds. Over 1000 Photoshop layers were cut from 27 panoramic photographs and then compiled and animated in After Effects to create this fascinating project overview.

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Dec 11, 2014

Glow-in-the-Dark Dining Table Timelapse

Glow-in-the-Dark Dining Table Timelapse

Light up your next dinner party with a table that glows in the dark! You can find the complete step-by-step instructions at Instructables. Photoluminescent (glow) powder mixed with clear casting resin fills the naturally formed voids in this Pecky Cypress hardwood, creating a unique and stunning table. The glow powder charges up in sunlight…

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Dec 4, 2014

Remove Dents from Wood with an Iron

Remove Dents from Wood with an Iron

Trev25 at Instructables.com has a great step-by-step guide for getting dents out of wood using an iron. Judging from the 100+ comments the life hack is a hit and really works! You can find a summary below. Be sure to check out the original post to read all the tips and feedback from the…

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Nov 30, 2014

How To Make the World’s Simplest Electric Train

How To Make the World’s Simplest Electric Train

All you need is some copper wire, a few magnets a battery and voila! A simple electric train you can make at home. However the best part of this video doesn’t happen until the very end… Best URL ever! Alternatively, you can subscribe to “AmazingScience 君” here.

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Nov 24, 2014

How To Cut Rope Without Scissors or a Knife

How To Cut Rope Without Scissors or a Knife

Learn how to cut rope or string in a pinch when you don’t have any scissors or knives handy. A great life hack trick to help you in an emergency! If you enjoyed this video, you can see many more from Dave Hax on YouTube.

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Nov 20, 2014

Artist Transforms Kids Drawings Into Plush Toys

Artist Transforms Kids Drawings Into Plush Toys

Wendy Tsao brings kids drawings to life by transforming them into amazing plush toys. Wendy made her first toy (which she calls ‘softies’) back in 2007, based on a self-portrait her 4-year-old son had drawn. On her website Wendy explains: “I am an artist, and I value creativity in all walks of life, including…

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Nov 13, 2014

Guy Builds Epic Backyard BBQ Steam Engine Smoker

Guy Builds Epic Backyard BBQ Steam Engine Smoker

Steve, a retired iron worker from Illinois, built this awesome backyard BBQ steam engine smoker over the course of three years. According to his son, “the fire box is from an old farm house wood stove and the wheel rims are from cut up fence posts. He built the water tank and whistles himself…

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Nov 7, 2014

Musician Builds Hypnotic Acoustic Instrument That Sounds Like a Synthesizer

Musician Builds Hypnotic Acoustic Instrument That Sounds Like a Synthesizer

Yaybahar is an electric-free, completely acoustic instrument designed by Görkem Şen. The vibrations from the strings are transmitted via the coiled springs to the frame drums. These vibrations are turned into sound by the membranes which echo back and forth on the coiled springs. This results in a unique listening experience with hypnotizing surround…

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Nov 2, 2014

For Halloween These Guys Made a Giant Door Monster to Hand out Candy

For Halloween These Guys Made a Giant Door Monster to Hand out Candy

To spice up the candy giving experience these guys created a giant door monster to hand out candy to trick-or-treaters. They then set up a camera to capture the funny reactions to the generous candy-giving monster.

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